Metro Reports: Woodie Guthrie Place, Lennox Apartments, Grant High School and more

Woodie Guthrie Place

Woodie Guthrie Place,

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits processed in the previous week. We publish the highlights.

Early Assistance has been requested by Koz Development for a project at SE 13th and Ankeny:

New 4-story apartment building with approximately 80 units.

Early Assistance has been requested by CIDA Architects for a project at 1439 N Dekum St:

New 4-story 30-unit apartment building.

Early Assistance has been requested by Rhiza Architecture & Design for a project at 13922 SE Division St:

Proposal is for construction of a new multi-family building for maximum amount of units allowed and garages for a portion of all new units. One existing dwelling will be demolished. Property has three existing buildings; one single family, one four unit apartment and a duplex. The multi-family units are to remain.

Early Assistance has been requested by TVA Architects for a project at 1631 SE Reedway St:

New 3 story multi family apartment building

The Grant High School Modernization has been submitted for Type III Conditional Use Review:

Grant highschool updates

Woodie Guthrie Place at 5728 SE 91st Ave has been submitted for building permit review by Carleton Hart Architects:

New 4-story, 68-unit building

A project at 1611 SE Bybee Blvd has been submitted for building permit review by Kevin Cooley Architect:

Construct one story mixed use building, includes 2 tenant spaces with restrooms, unit 105 includes trash and sprinkler room, new residential unit at rear of building with live/work area, includes associated site work

A building permit was issued for the Lennox Apartments at 5151 SE Holgate Blvd (formerly 4455 SE 52nd Ave):

New mixed use building, ground floor retail, 64 units, on-site parking, landscaping and utilities

A foundation permit was issued to Bora Architects for the Block 20 condominium tower:

Block 20 – Foundation permit for 21 story condo tower – This permit includes piles, pile caps, below grade utilities and slab on grade.

Weekly Roundup: Lennox Apartments, NE Alberta & MLK, Fair Haired Dumbbell, and more

Lennox Apartments

The Lennox Apartments at SE 52nd and Holgate

The Portland Business Journal wrote about the 64 apartments coming to a “long-dormant corner of Southeast Portland”. The Lennox Apartments at 4455 SE 52nd Ave will also include 3,500 sq ft of ground floor retail space, which will be outfitted for a restaurant.

With the Design Overlay Zone Assessment Project (DOZA) getting underway, the DJC wrote about how “development has overloaded the system“*.

Places Over Time wrote about the dialog between two buildings that are about to go up on the same block in the Pearl: Framework and the Canopy Hotel.

Portland Architecture covered a talk given by Lever Architecture’s Thomas Robinson about Framework. The 12 story will be constructed of Cross Laminated Timber, which it make it the tallest mass timber building in the USA.

Oregon Business reported that winners of a recent Cross Laminated Timber contest included Framework and Carbon12.

According to The Oregonian, Natural Grocers won’t open at NE Alberta & MLK until February 2018—almost a full year later than expected.

The Portland Business Journal had a closer look at the next 689 apartments coming to the Lloyd District. The development at 1400 NE Multnomah recently had its first full Design Review hearing.

The New York Times wrote about the Fair Haired Dumbbella project that “keeps it funky, with design and funding“.

The Boys & Girls Club in Westmoreland has been sold, according to the Portland Business Journal. The building at 7119 SE Milwaukie Ave will be replaced with a new mixed use development.

Plans are moving forward for an office and hotel development in downtown, according to the Portland Business Journal. The projects at 3rd and Taylor and 3rd and Salmon respectively will bring 175,000 sq ft of office space and 20 story hotel to Downtown Portland. Demolition permits have now been filed for the Ancient Order of United Workmen Temple and the Hotel Albion.

Construction was recently completed at the Cosmopolitan on the ParkBisnow reports that the Pearl district high rise was 96% sold prior to completion.

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Metro Reports: Home2 Suites , 1133 SW Market, 4455 SE 52nd and more

1133 SW Market, as presented to the Design Commission in March 2015

1133 SW Market, as presented to the Design Commission in March 2015

Every week, the Bureau of Development Services publishes lists of Early Assistance applications, Land Use Reviews and Building Permits. We publish the highlights.

SERA Architects have requested Design Advice for a project at 205 NW 10th Ave:

Type III Design Review for a proposed new 11-14 story residential building with ground-floor retail and 96 below grade parking spaces.

Allusa Architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1428 SE 19th Ave:

New 3-story apartment building w/basement.

Kōz Development have requested Early Assistance for a project at 1015 NW 16th Ave:

New 6-story,153-unit studio apartment building. Demo of 2 existing structures on site.

bkl/a architecture have requested Early Assistance for a project at 3336 SE Belmont St:

New 3-story mixed use building proposed to replace current building.

UrbanLens Planning have requested Early Assistance for a project at 6125 SE Division St:

New memory care facility building (14,000 sq ft) consisting of 18 private and 5 double units for a total of 28 beds/residents. Building to also include a dining area, courtyard, and support facilities. 42 structured parking spaces with at-grade entry.

YGH Architecture have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 1122 SE Ankeny St:

Proposal is for construction of a new six story multi-residential building.

Mackenzie have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 2800 NW Front Ave:

Pre-Application Conference to discuss a Type III Conditional Use Review, Type II Nonconforming Situation Review and Greenway Review and possible Type III Greenway Goal Exception Review. The applicant is proposing to construct a new approx. 14,000 square foot headquarters office and make other site improvements on the existing Selzer Pump site. The proposal was discuss in a previous Early Assistance meeting – EA 15-219075. The applicant has submitted questions for staff response.

KMG Designs have scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss a project at 3926 SE 11th Ave:

New approximately 7,780 sq ft fellowship center. New trash enclosure and parking spaces at rear of building. Removal of existing curb driveway on SE 11th St

A Conditional Use Review has been submitted by JRA Architecture & Planning for the Home2 Suites by Hilton @ Portland Airport at 7101 NE 82nd Ave:

Construct a 99 guest room four story suites hotel . Remove existing restaurant and meeting room.

SERA Architects have submitted a project at 1133 SW Market St for Design Review:

Construct 14-story apartment building with 146 market rte units. Mechanical parrking for 21 parking stalls is located on the ground floor.

Rainier Pacific Development have submitted a project at 4455 SE 52nd Ave for building permit review:

New mixed use building, ground floor retail, 64 units, on-site parking, landscaping and utilities

TVA Architects have submitted a project at 1313 SE Lambert St for building permit review:

New 4 story 19 unit apartment building, main floor to include trash room and electrical room; with associated site work


Metro Reports: Roosevelt High School, Zidell Yards food carts, Concordia Student Housing and more


Roosevelt High School Modernization

Every week, the Bureau of Development services publishes lists of early assistance applications, land use reviews and building permits. We publish the highlights.

Emerick Architects has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference and requested Design Advice for a new building to replace the Gypsy Restaurant at 635 NW 21st Ave:

Removal of existing one-story restaurant/bar. Construction of mixed-use building with underground parking.

Design Advice has been requested for 10506 E Burnside:

5 story 50 + unit apartment complex EA15-118947 PC

ZGF Architects has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference and requested Design Advice for the Canopy by Hilton at 431 NW 9th Ave in the Pearl:

Project is for a 10 story approx. 150 room full service hotel plus one level of banquet and support services below grade

Early assistance has been requested for a project at 4455 SE 52nd Ave by Rainier Pacific Development:

Construct a new 4-story 63 unit courtyard style apartment building with ground floor retail/commercial stormwater to be disposed on site with drywells.

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 1024 NW 19TH Ave:

Narrow 6-story building. 21 units averaging 600 sq ft. No on-site parking or basement area is provided inthe proposed design. Flat low slope roof with contemporary glass faceace [sic].

Early Assistance has been requested for a project at 3131 SW 11TH Ave:

18 townhome-style (3-story) apartments with 2-car garages.

ZRZ Realty has requested Early Assistance for food carts on the Zidell Yards:

EA for DZ (food carts in right-of-way or private property depending on stage in street vacation)

A Pre-Application Conference has been scheduled to discuss a new building in South Waterfront on land owned by The Landing at Macadam LLC:

6-story mixed use building consisting of approx 3500 sf of retail, 200 market rate apartments and 187 off-street parking stalls in one level of structured underground parking

Waterleaf Architecture has scheduled a Pre-Application Conference to discuss further work in the ongoing Lloyd Center Remodel:

Renovation of existing 3 story 150,000 sq ft store for multi tenant use

SERA Architects have applied for a Design Review for the NW Portland Hostel expansion:

Project for a 16,786 SF five story hostel development. Ground floor public spaces include lobby, reception area and small office, cafe and assoc. kitchen. A dining area to be used by guests and an associated kitchen to be used by guests are also included.

Works Partnership has applied for a building permit for the Concordia Student Housing at 1616 NE Killingsworth St:

New 4 story mixed use building with ground floor retail and apartments on floors 2-4.

Bassetti Architects has applied for a series of building permits for the Roosevelt High School Modernization:

Grading, Foundation and Utilities for new additions to existing building, selective demolition work to auditorium, commons and classrooms

Demolition of existing gymnasium building, building is attached to main school structure

Demolition of northern end of existing Library/Classroom building (removal of Band/Choir rooms), section to be demolished is attached to main building